Faculty

SCSB consists of 22 core faculty members from five departments: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BMB), Microbiology & Immunology (M&I), Neuroscience & Cell Biology (NCB), Pathology (PATH), and Pharmacology & Toxicology (PHTOX); and 16 associate members.

Core Members

Barral, José M., M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Neuroscience & Cell Biology, Biochemistry
and Molecular Biology
In vivo protein folding

Braun, Werner, Ph.D.
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Computational chemistry of biomolecules

Bujalowski, Wlodek M., Ph.D.
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Protein-nucleic acid interactions & macromolecular kinetics

Choi, Kyung (Kay) H., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Fofanov, Yuriy, Ph.D.
Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology

Iwahara, Junji, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Lee, James C., Ph.D.
Professor and Robert A. Welch Distinguished Chair
in Chemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Leiman, Petr G., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Morais, Marc C., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Navarro, Javier V., Ph.D.
Professor, Neuroscience & Cell Biology

Oberhauser, Andres F., Ph.D.
Professor, Neuroscience & Cell Biology

Pettitt, B. Montgomery, Ph.D.
Director, Sealy Center for Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics
Robert A. Welch Distinguished Chair in Chemistry, Pharmacology and Toxicology
Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology , Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Rajarathnam, Krishna, Ph.D.
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Routh, Andrew, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Rudenko, Gabrielle, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology

Shi, Pei-Yong, Ph.D.
I. H. Kempner Professor of Human Genetics, Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Smith, Thomas, Ph.D.
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Sowers, Lawrence C., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Pharmacology and Toxicology

Wagner, Eric J., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Watowich, Stanley J., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Weaver, Scott C., Ph.D.
John Sealy Distinguished University Chair in Human
Infections and Immunity
Director, IHII
Scientific Director, GNL
Professor, PATH , Microbiology and Immunology

Yin, Y. Whitney, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology

Associate Members

Brasier, Allan R., M.D.
Professor and Nelda C. and H. J. Lutcher Stark Distinguished Chair
in Endocrinology, Internal Medicine
Director, Institute for Translational Sciences
Director, Sealy Center for Molecular Medicine

Bolen, D. Wayne, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Cheng, Xiaodong, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Cloyd, Miles W., Ph.D.
Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, PATH

Czerwinski, Edmund W., Ph.D.
Associate Professor Emeritus, Pediatrics

Fox, Robert O., Ph.D.
Professor, University of Houston

Garcia-Blanco, Mariano, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Goldblum, Randall M., M.D.
Professor, Pediatrics

Kurosky, Alexander, Ph.D.
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Motamedi, Massoud, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Biomedical Engineering

Niesel, David W., Ph.D.
Chief Research Officer,
Vice President and Dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences,
Lawrence E. Ethridge, Jr. Professor,
Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

Perez-Polo, J. Regino, Ph.D.
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Prakash, Louise, Ph.D.
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Prakash, Satya, Ph.D.
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Stoilova-McPhie, Svetla, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biophysics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Thompson, Edward I. Bradbridge, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology